There are plenty of things that will bog you down throughout life. Sometimes the fun becomes work and then you decide it isn’t worth it. But, maybe it is and you just need to know how to deal with the situation. Join in with us and learn some simple ways to make it through the Trough of Sorrow. Take a seat, plant yourself like a tree, and tell the world to go around… while you listen to this episode of Success Freaks! [Read more…]
Today we churn up the issues that have been bothering our Buttercups. You are going to be surprised to find out the similarity between McFall and Nicki Minaj.. other than his Super Bass. Join in with us and learn how to develop an attitude of gratitude, make a change in your life while stepping out of the comfort zone, and much much more. Say hell yes, strap in, and begin to level up your life with us! [Read more…]
Thinking about what you don’t want in life is not the way to get to your end goal. It may be easier to think this way, but let Mordant & McFall guide you along the other path. What do you want? This is the golden question. Once you start thinking along the right path you can take the advice from this show and learn how to walk through life without having to depend on the “crutch” of focusing on what you don’t want to happen. [Read more…]
Join Mordant & McFall as we get to know Brent Walker, photographer and story teller extraordinaire. Learn how Brent is putting a twist on traditional photojournalism while he shares the stories through his book, The Hidden South – Come Home, of the “street people” around Southeast United States. You will get some advice on how to pursue your dreams and we end the podcast with a tribute to Prince. [Read more…]
On this off-the-wall, “banter” show of Success Freaks, we twist and turn from topic to topic as the Buttercups bounce questions and comments off Mordant & McFall. Learn to be yourself while you are pursuing your dreams, combat bullying with superhero finesse, and receive advice on how to keep your plate full without biting off more than you can chew. Be sure to listen through to the On Beyond section – you won’t want to miss the healthy dose of geekdom while we discuss many of the current nerd world problems we are encountering. [Read more…]
Emotions are running high on this episode of Success Freaks. People hate – you are going to learn why and different ways to react to it. Along the way, things get heated between Mordant & McFall and Mordant gracefully demonstrates how to deal with it. Join the heightened emotions and learn ways to communicate your way through haters while keeping your cool. [Read more…]
Today McFall wants to discuss the difference in the feeling of being in the mud (hard times), staying to busy and losing traction, and finally the forward momentum and living the work. It would seem that Mr. Mordant is feeling one of the three more than the others so we will see where this conversation takes us.
Grab ahold of the rope and start pulling, Buttercup! You are going to start out in the mud alongside Mordant & McFall. Join in as they work their way out of the mud and explain how to find your happy! This episode starts out in the muddy phase, works past being too busy, and ends off crushing it. You’re going to learn how to gauge your life and different ways to start moving towards where you want to be. [Read more…]
What is the difference between hiding from difficulties, seeing them as something to defeat, or being patient? We don’t exactly know either but we are talking it out and sometimes that’s the best you can do.
Join us for a “Day at the Beach,” discussing what helps us get past our challenges. Charles & Mordant talk about what they think are different ways of dealing with similar situations. As you tune in, you may discover their points of view may not be as different as they think. Listen along with us and see how accepting a challenge & trusting yourself can get you to where you want to be.
When you meet great people in the world you just have to know more. Today we have the amazing Sandra Payne on to talk about her writing career for TV, her adventures heading panels for SxSW, and sooo much more.
Sandra Payne joins us from…somewhere in Montana?…and she warns us that she isn’t funny. Because she is a writer. We find out this is not the case and we have a very entertaining & thought-provoking discussion with her. Sandra, a career writer, hits on how to continually make progress towards your end goal every single day. You will learn how discipline equals freedom and get a sneak peak at Sandra’s “secret” big 5 of writing. Get that and much more as you say “hell yes!” to this episode and jump on in. [Read more…]
Ooooh SHINY. And it’s on SALE! Just say no and think about it. Mordant & McFall discuss how to decide if what you want is actually what you need. This show will help you analyze whether the opportunity at the door, or the item in your cart, is going to make your life awesome. You have to take a second to look through that door peephole if you ever hope to make an educated decision. Come on board and see where you end up. [Read more…]
We venture down a rabbit hole in Mordant’s life. He is dealing with a situation where he felt in over his head. Charles tries to help work through the steps of dealing with similar situations as well as delving into the fact that some reactions are honest and necessary (even if they seem wrong in the moment). You’ll find that setting boundaries, adhering to them, and protecting yourself along the way will allow you to deal with overwhelming situations like the Success Freak you are!
Billy joins Success Freaks today as he asks questions about discovering and chasing a dream in a way that is profitable.
Challenge accepted! Our Production Awesome Guy, Billy, uses an interview with Charles as a way to figure out paths to take on his pursuit of something more to do with his life. Put yourself in Billy’s shoes, ask the right questions, and find your happy path. Start moving in the right direction. Take time to break down what you love and make your life awesome!
Dreams are important, but unfortunately they don’t always come true. We discuss how to deal with these situations gracefully.
Getting tripped up, stumbling, and sometimes falling may be in your best interest. Often, the only way you are going to see your next opportunity is by pursuing current opportunities. This episode you will get a small dose of politics, some great entrepreneurial business advice and, of course, ways to make yourself and those around you awesome while pursuing opportunities. So, keep following your dreams and letting them evolve. You will be surprised what doors open while the ones in front of you are shutting.
Today we turn the “mic” towards you, the listeners, to find out what questions you have been dying to ask. The topic of discussion varies from parenting to Valentine’s Day and quite a few things in between. We would like to do this kind of show once a month. That’s where you come in. Throughout the month email us the questions and concerns you are encountering in your daily lives. Don’t be shy. We will use these questions as well as the interactive chat room during the live broadcast to help you and ourselves be awesome. Don’t believe us? Fair enough. Then, sit back, give a listen and decide for yourself!
Charles & Mordant play the blame game in real life…. But, maybe they should be pointing the finger at themselves? This episode, learn about teaching life lessons to kids and dealing with the neighborhood “bullies.” Sometimes you have to step back and decipher who is the actual problem child – even with adults. All of us must hone our “powers” and use them for good. Even if that means feeding the monster so you can live your life and welcome everyone to Planet You.
We all know that helping others can be work, but what can happen when you use your “me” time to help others? Mordant & McFall talk about, instead of viewing helping as something unaffordable or time-consuming, how about finding it where you are?
This episode is all about helping others be awesome. We dive into a plethora of ideas for helping those in need. It’s up to you to find unique ways to help them out. Dare adventure while putting yourself out there and helping others along the way. And, don’t forget to level yourself up. Start small and build on habits that get you closer to the next level. Now buckle up and hang on while we propel you towards where you, and others you can influence, want to be.
On this episode of Success Freaks you will learn how everybody, even you, has a team in their life. This will be a great realization because, whether you want to admit it or not, life is a team sport. You have to be willing to open yourself up to accept help. Keeping in mind that accepting help isn’t saying you can’t handle it; you just want to grow bigger than you are and extend your reach. Now it’s up to you to take what we say and figure out how to apply it to your own life.
Today we give your ears (and our vocal cords) a rest and let you hear from the comedic bear, Chuck Roy. We learn from Chuck about how we all can change the world as we decide if ok can be enough for now. The insight you will receive from this interview far exceeds any of our expectations. Chuck makes himself comfy and may not give the mic back at the end of the show. Prepare yourself to laugh, love, and cry…. It’s gonna be a wild ride.
Mordant & McFall discuss how members of our inner circle are the ones who take the brunt of our learning curves. They see what seems like hypocrisy, get the religious anger of our failings as we learn, and hopefully stay strong to the other side. Learning is the most dangerous game of all – even for those watching from the sidelines.
Mordant adopts a country twang while Charles asks if “you have seen a whole new world?” after listening to the prior two episodes. The gang reminds us how they are battling in the trenches with us. We all have to adapt to the learning curve of life and realize our inner circle is going to take the brunt of it while we struggle for air. To counter this, we all need to work on communicating and “adulting” effectively. You will get some relationship advice along the way as well as being reminded that time is precious. It’s time to cut yourself some slack and create space for riding out the learning curve. [Read more…]
Mordant & McFall tackle being transparent by talking about the new phase that they have entered in their careers and lives. “Follow Me” means trusting into the unknown of what’s next while at the same time having enough strength to show others the way.
This episode of Success Freaks, “The Follow-Me Lifestyle” is explained as we find out Charles quit his job and this may be the last time we hear from Mordant! GASP! Spoiler alert: Mordant survives a snow storm atop a mountain while Charles didn’t quite quit Success Freaks. Charles enlightens us on the struggles between quitting his job and the success that follows. Mordant gets lost in mexico and explains how sometimes you need to go into the darkness and take a left to find your way to what you want. The group gets theological, talking about how we all are the image of “Gawd” and our need to co-create. A new hashtag is coined by Charles in hopes of creating a happier future. In the end, Charles reveals his upcoming opportunity and discusses the steps he took to take the leap of faith. [Read more…]